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Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:24 pm Unread post
I thought I might do a round up of where we are with all the quizzes.

Advanced Star Gazing, Quiz Master (OneWithNature).
Awaiting some more instruction.

Grass Quiz, Open Quiz.
New question required.
Listen to the Call of the Wild, Open Quiz.
Anyone fancy recording and posting some more?

Dotty's Mystery Quiz, Open Quiz.
Does someone want to while away the upcoming SA winter by compiling some more jigsaws?

Aquatic creatures Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
We need someone to pose a question.

Dangerous creatures, plants quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Elzet is awaiting the answer to:
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I have teeth and give birth twice in a row from a single mating. I am a bit shallow. From time to time I visit homes and I like tree climbing too. What am I?


Butterfly and Moth Quiz, Open Quiz.
New question anyone?

Digital Distorts, Open Quiz.
Any one fancy playing with photos?

Where in SANParks?, Open Quiz.
forestgump is awaiting an answer to : Which SANPark?
Image

Where in Kruger? (With animals), Open Quiz.
New question. Anyone?

Readers General Quiz, Open Quiz.
New question needed.

Guess the SANPark quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Wildflowergirl answered the last question correctly. But I'm sure someone else could pose one instead?

Multiple Choice, Revolving Quiz.
Siobain answered Tom124's questions but didn't get a response...

Dung Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Needs a new question (although Siobain can't still be in KNP...)

Spoor Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Needs a new question (although OWN can't still be in KNP...)

BIRD BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR, Revolving Quiz.
Imberbe answered correctly last but first to post is IT.

Who Said That ?, Open Quiz.
So who's read something interesting in a Trip Report or elsewhere on the Forum's recently?

Predator Quiz, Open Quiz.
Waiting for Siobain to answer her question.

A BIT OF A TARADIDDLE, Open Quiz.
Anyone want to try out their lateral thinking skills as we need to new question.

BEGINNERS' STARGAZING QUIZ, Quiz Master.
Waiting for new instructions...

Great Eye-in-the-sky Quiz, Open Quiz.
Who's good with Google Earth?

What is the wild white thing?, Open Quiz.
Another pic required.

THE BACK TO FRONT QUIZ!, Open Quiz.
H. erectus wants us to discuss, does the moon affect behaviour?

Lost in Kruger - HELP, Quiz Master.
Nungu, are you still lost?

Tree and plant quizz, Revolving Quiz.
OWN knew Australian blackwood so we need a new question. First to post is IT.

Jeopardy, Quiz Master.
Nungu? Or we could make it an OQ or RV ...

Revolving Mammal Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Lionqueen answered Siobain's question but we don't know if she was correct.

Insect Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Imberbe answered Rooies question correctly but then Ndloti posed:
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Is it true that dung beetles are host to a parasite which detects the odour of the dung and by moving or vibrating in a certain way guides the dung beetle onto the dung ?


If not, why not?, Revolving Quiz.
Our poor guide is in trouble again,
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But what do you suggest they should have done after seeing the approaching storm?


Puzzle Corner.
Anyone want a go at setting a new Crossword?

Reptile Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
OWN answered incorrectly but is still IT, but I'm sure he won't mind anyone else having a go.

Bird Quizz, Revolving Quiz.
Rooies asked:
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Name three raptor species that use spider webs to build their nests. For a bonus point, why do they use it?
and is feeling a bit lonely...

SLIGHTLY CONFUSED QUIZ, Open Quiz.
Anyone else got photos of something they forgot what it was?

Fact or myth, Revolving Quiz.
Radman has gone walkabout, anyone else want to know a fact from a myth?

Where in Kruger?, Open Quiz.
New photo required.

Spot the Animal, Open Quiz.
Any one got a photo of a hidden animal?

Animal call quiz, Revolving Quiz,
Richman is thinking but if anyone else can pose a question, please do.

Who's line is it any way, Revolving Quiz.
OWN asked:
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Which year were white lions reintroduced back into the wild of Southern Africa?
. Wildflowergirl thought 1975, backed up by Richman but we are still awaiting the answer...

Kruger camps and places quiz, Revolving Quiz.
OWN answered correctly last time...

The easy (ish) quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Leo21 answered correctly.

No-Kudu-Horns Quiz, Open Quiz.
One for the newbies. BrendaK posed:
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Name the 4 best known Iron Age sites in SANParks in the Limpopo Province.


True or False?, Revolving Quiz.
OWN answered correctly last time but if someone else wants to have a go?

The Kgalagadi Quiz, Open Quiz.
Picnic asked:
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What animal would I love to see in KTP?(never saw one at all)


I'm thinking of!, Revolving Quiz.
Most popular quiz of them all.
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Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:04 pm Unread post
Wow that's lots of effort Saraf :thumbs_up: Thanks!
Under 'Who Said That' I posed a question without an answer :whistle:


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Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:06 am Unread post
Gosh, Saraf, that was a magnificent effort! :clap: :clap:

Inspiration indeed to get our body parts in order and post some answers / questions again ...


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I thought I might do an update (of Saraf's hard work originally) of where we are with some of the quizzes.

Advanced Star Gazing, Quiz Master (OneWithNature).
A QM quizz - awaiting a new question from the master himself

Grass Quiz, Open Quiz.
New question required.

Listen to the Call of the Wild, Open Quiz.
Anyone fancy recording and posting some more?

Dotty's Mystery Quiz, Open Quiz.
Anyone up to compiling a jigsaw for this one?

Aquatic creatures Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
We need someone to pose a new question here.

Dangerous creatures, plants quiz, Revolving Quiz.
We could pose a new question here too if anyone is willing. Unfortunately oddesy's thoughts are not confirmed by the poster. So, if someone would like to post a question , feel free.
The author's rule are simple
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This quiz may be on anything for animals to trees that is or can be dangerous to man.

Normal RV rules apply.


Butterfly and Moth Quiz, Open Quiz.
New question anyone?

Digital Distorts, Open Quiz.
Any one fancy playing with photos?

Where in SANParks?, Open Quiz.
Open for a new question

Where in Kruger? (With animals), Open Quiz.
Open for a new question

Readers General Quiz, Open Quiz.
Open for a new question

Guess the SANPark quiz, Revolving Quiz.
I do believe OWN owes us a question :)

Multiple Choice, Revolving Quiz.
OWN needs to post a question here :)

Dung Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Needs a new question by someone.
Last post there:
Siobain wrote
Thanks OWN!

:dance: I'm off to Kruger for 2 weeks, will someone else please post. 8)

That was in 2011 - Siobain we miss you, please return from Kruger already :wink:

Spoor Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Jaytea is waiting for an answer here

BIRD BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOUR, Revolving Quiz.
Just let's give OWN some time here - he is having a moment :)

Who Said That ?, Open Quiz.
I think Matthys is waiting for someone to offer an answer here

Predator Quiz, Open Quiz.
Waiting for Siobain to answer her question - or anyone can ask a new one if they want to get this one going again?


A BIT OF A TARADIDDLE, Open Quiz.
I will compile one as soon as I have a few day's to spare unless someone would like to give it a bash.

BEGINNERS' STARGAZING QUIZ, Quiz Master.
Waiting for a new question from the QM

Great Eye-in-the-sky Quiz, Open Quiz.
Who's good with Google Earth? I'm not!

What is the wild white thing?, Open Quiz.
Another pic required....anyone?

THE BACK TO FRONT QUIZ!, Open Quiz.
Anyone looking for answer to a question?

Lost in Kruger - HELP, Quiz Master.
So wanting Nungu to get lost again!!!!

Tree and plant quizz, Revolving Quiz.
OWN knew Lembombo Ironwood so I am sure he will be around with a question soon.

Jeopardy, Quiz Master.
Nungu? Or we could make it an OQ or RV ...

Revolving Mammal Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Philip 1 waiting to hear if he has answered OWN's question correctly

Insect Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
CURRENTLY ACTIVE

If not, why not?, Revolving Quiz.
Anyone is welcome to post a new question here :)

Puzzle Corner.
Do we want another here? I will try to find the time ;)

Reptile Quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Carol or OWN ;)?? Who will it be?

Bird Quizz, Revolving Quiz.
Interesting question - hoping for a hint from Jaytea

SLIGHTLY CONFUSED QUIZ, Open Quiz.
Anyone else got photos of something they forgot what it was and wanting to post a new challenge?

Fact or myth, Revolving Quiz.
CURRENTLY ACTIVE

Where in Kruger?, Open Quiz.
New photo required.

Spot the Animal, Open Quiz.
Any one got a photo of a hidden animal they would like to post?

Animal call quiz, Revolving Quiz,
OWN is IT here and needs to post a question.

Who's line is it any way, Revolving Quiz.
Stampajane is IT here and needs to post a new question.

Kruger camps and places quiz, Revolving Quiz.
vanillamanilla correctly answered the last question so needs to post a new one.

The easy (ish) quiz, Revolving Quiz.
Carol g or Tieroog needs to post a new question

No-Kudu-Horns Quiz, Open Quiz.
Tieroog needs to confirm if the given answers are correct or not

True or False?, Revolving Quiz.
CURRENTLY ACTIVE

The Kgalagadi Quiz, Open Quiz.
Open for anyone to post a new question

I'm thinking of!, Revolving Quiz.
ALWAYS ACTIVE :)


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:09 am Unread post
An extreme makeover needed? :) :)

Any objections or thoughts to these being merged into one? Just some examples. ....
Renamed - True, False, Fact or Myth
You just need to decide if you want it to be RV or OQ?
Fact or myth (RV)
True or False
True or False or Kinda??

Merge the following and rename it Webcam Quiz in which any question relating to the the webcams can be asked?
which animal
The Brand New Webcam Quiz - Non-Cammers very welcome! (QM)
Cam Quiz (OQ)

Could all these go under one topic as Where In Kruger -General. Is it absolutely necessary to have a separate quiz for trees, pools, bridges, camps? Many start a quiz and don't continue with it as it is being covered in another. Look how popular Dinky Bird's topic in Chit Chat is. Maybe we should move that over into this one? :wink: :lol: Or, we can have a Where In Kruger (with pictures) and A Where In Kruger ( questions without pictures)?
Where in Kruger?(OQ)
Kruger camps and places quiz (RV)
Another Where?
Where is this tree?
Where In Kruger (With Animals! (OQ)
At which Waterhole? (OQ)
Which Pool
etc, etc.

I can do the same and create one Where in SANParks - General??

Hide and Seek and Spot the Animal = the same? :?

I will also archive all the "dead" quizzes where for example the QM is no longer active on the forums.

Do you think this will make the Quiz Forum more user friendly, neater and less daunting???
I am waiting... :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn: :k


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:54 am Unread post
An extreme makeover needed? My Pennies worth :thumbs_up:
Renamed - True, False, Fact or Myth... RV :thumbs_up:
Merge and rename it Webcam Quiz...OQ :thumbs_up:
Where In Kruger (with or without pictures) -General...RV :thumbs_up:
Where in SANParks - General...RV :thumbs_up:

Do you think this will make the Quiz Forum more user friendly, neater and less daunting???... :dance: :clap: :dance:
:gflower: Thank you RosemaryH :gflower:


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:55 am Unread post
My thoughts.........yes rather make one topic. Then I will not feel there are hundreds of quizzies I never get to answer or participate in.

RV or OQ........thats a huge question.......RV some feel they are not up to posting a question, so they try not to give the correct answer........OQ........you stand the chance to have a quiz die, because no one is obliged to post a question.

:hmz: :hmz: :hmz: :hmz:

Just my thoughts.......... :whistle:


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:59 am Unread post
Thanks for your feedback Philip1 and Lion Queen :thumbs_up:


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:17 am Unread post
Good suggestions Rosemary and feedback, Philip and LQ :gflower:

I prefer OQ :wink: , but can see why RV may be better in some instances.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:22 am Unread post
Thanks Matthys I also prefer the OQ but the RV does do the trick in some quizzes to keep it rolling. We will find a happy medium, I'm sure :)


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:25 am Unread post
:thumbs_up: Rosemary.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 12:58 pm Unread post
Maybe also merge Arthropod and Insect?


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Thanks for your input yoda - the thought is milling around in my mind :wink:


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:49 pm Unread post
:hmz: Another one, maybe: Who's line is it any way? and Who Said That?


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Thu Sep 11, 2014 7:13 pm Unread post
I think the two are fairly different Philip1.

BushBrat's intention for Who Said That??(OQ)
Bush Brat wrote
In this game the quizzer quotes an extract from somebody's TR and then you will have to try and guess who's TR it is. You have to give the name of the TR and the author of it. There should be some element that is recgonisable.......... style of writing, humour or even sightings.

Zippy Zebra's intention for Who's line is it any way? (RV) was:
Zippy Zebra wrote
Let names be the game?

Here's the first one

From the Turkish name "garah-gulak" - meaning black ear- this refers to my black ear-tufts

Name the species - commen name is fine...

Which I think has strayed way off what it was intended to be. :) :whistle:
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